|Dec 30, 2014||UNSC rejects resolution on Palestinian state||The UN Security Council has rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for peace with Israel within a year and an end to Israel's occupation by 2017. The resolution failed to muster the minimum nine "yes" votes required in the council for adoption. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from the United Nations.|
|Nov 20, 2014||Israel to Demolish Homes of Synagogue Attackers*||Tensions are rising as Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including two assailants who killed five people in a synagogue attack earlier this week.|
|Nov 20, 2014||Israel to Cooperate With U.N. Gaza War Inquiry||Israel said on Thursday it would cooperate with a United Nations investigation into Israeli attacks on U.N. facilities during last summer's Gaza war and the use of U.N. sites by Palestinian militants to store weapons. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was "an authentic investigation with potential for us to improve our performance in the course of conflict and learn from our mistakes." It says that in some cases U.N. institutions were hit by mistake or by Hamas projectiles. More than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, were killed during the Gaza war.|
|Nov 20, 2014||Israel orders demolition of synagogue attackers' homes||The families of two Palestinians who attacked a Jerusalem synagogue have received official notice from police that their homes will be destroyed. Israel had ended its demolition policy in 2005, after the Israeli army said it was not a deterrent and was likely to encourage violence.|
|Nov 19, 2014||Israel bulldozes home of Palestinian over attack||Israel has demolished the East Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly October attack, just hours after Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, warned of strict security measures in response to Tuesday's synagogue killings in Jerusalem.|
|Nov 19, 2014||Israel begins demolishing homes over attacks||Israel has demolished the home of a Palestinian who drove his van into a tram stop in Jerusalem, killing two people. The Government says it's a necessary deterrent and more demolitions will follow. But critics describe it as collective punishment.|
|Nov 18, 2014||Jerusalem synagogue attack reaction||Two armed men attacked a synagogue in West Jerusalem, killing 4 before being shot dead. The military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine says it carried out the attack|
|Nov 5, 2014||Jewish extremists wait to enter Al-Aqsa mosque compound||Israeli police clashed with stone-throwing Palestinians inside Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Wednesday after far-right Jewish groups announced plans to visit the site despite weeks of soaring tensions.|
|Oct 30, 2014||Sweden's recognition of Palestine will 'help peace talks'||Sweden's foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom, has told Al Jazeera that recognising Palestine will put each party on a level playing field and help move peace talks forward.|
|Oct 30, 2014||Sweden's role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process||Will Swedish recognition of Palestine add impetus in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process?|
|Oct 27, 2014||RAW footage: IDF shoots photographer with rubber bullet in West Bank||Associated Press (pro-Israel!) photographer Majdi Mohammed was shot by an Israeli border policeman with a rubber bullet while covering protests in the West bank following the funeral of a 14-year-old Palestinian boy, killed in a clash with Israeli soldiers.|
|Oct 7, 2014||Recognizing Palestine: Swedish MEP hopes EU members follow||Sweden's new government has said it will recognise Palestine as a sovereign state.|
|Oct 5, 2014||Israel to summon Swedish ambassador over recognition of Palestinian state||Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tel Aviv is sorry that the Swedish premier rushed to make declarations about a Palestinian state before studying the situation. He said it would be better for Sweden if it focuses on more urgent matters in the Middle East. The Swedish ambassador to Tel Aviv has been summoned for a reprimand meeting on Monday. The move comes after Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced his country's intention to recognize Palestine. Meanwhile, the British House of Commons has suggested a similar move. The bid is to be discussed and put to vote on October 13.|
|Oct 3, 2014||US slams Sweden move to recognize Palestinian statehood||Palestinians have hailed a Swedish move to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state as courageous.|
|Sep 14, 2014||Drone footage reveals Gaza destruction||Drone footage reveals the extent of damage to Gaza City caused by the recent conflict with Israeli that lasted 50 days, until a ceasefire was brokered.|
|Aug 31, 2014||Israel-Palestine conflict unfolds in Venice||The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians stretches back decades - but there is another, newer, battle between them which is getting a lot of attention at the Venice Film Festival. A movie which was two thirds funded by Israel has been officially classed as a Palestinian film by the director. And some back in Israel are incensed by that.|
|Aug 28, 2014||Mark Regev interviewed by Jon Snow about IDF attacks||July 16, 2014: Jon Snow asks Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev why Israel has allegedly attacked civilian targets.|
|Aug 27, 2014||Israeli Leader Declares Victory in Gaza War||Israel's prime minister has declared victory in the Gaza war against Hamas, saying a cease-fire deal gave nothing to the Islamic militant group. Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that "Hamas was hit hard" during the seven weeks of fighting.|
|Aug 26, 2014||Mark Regev says Gaza conflict could have been avoided||Mark Regev, spokesman of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Regev said if Hamas accepted the July 15 ceasefire agreement "the bloodshed could have been avoided|
|Aug 20, 2014||'How many Israelis need to die to gain your sympathy?' asks Naftali Bennett||Naftali Bennett, Israeli Minister for Economy, says that it is due to the Hamas rockets being launched on Israel that his government is retaliating.|
|Aug 16, 2014||Hamas Says Israel Must Accept Palestinian Demands Or Face Long War||Hamas's head of foreign affairs, Osama Hamdan, said offers made to the Palestinian delegation in Cairo where negotiations for a truce with Israel are being brokered do not meet the aspirations of the Palestinian people. Hamdan said on his official Facebook page on Saturday that "Israel must accept the demands of the Palestinian people or face a long war." Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Wednesday to extend a ceasefire agreement in Gaza by five days to continue negotiations on a lasting truce. The ceasefire expires on Monday.|
|Aug 10, 2014||Israel, Palestinians Accept Egyptian Cease-Fire Proposal||Officials said on Sunday that both Israeli officials and a Palestinian delegation in Cairo have accepted an Egyptian proposal for a 72-hour cease-fire to the war in Gaza. A statement by Egypt's Foreign Ministry said the cease-fire was set to begin at midnight Monday Cairo time, or 5 p.m. ET|
|Aug 8, 2014||Strikes Resume in Gaza Strip||Cross-border strikes between Israel and militants from Gaza resumed after a three-day cease fire expired.|
|Aug 6, 2014||Lasting Gaza truce tops Cairo talks agenda||Humanitarian ceasefire holds for second day as Egyptian mediators pursue talks with Israeli and Palestinian delegates.|
|Aug 6, 2014||Gaza ceasefire sets stage for Cairo talks||A 72-hour truce took hold in Gaza on Tuesday as Israel withdrew troops following four weeks of bitter fighting and Palestinians ventured out to find scenes of destruction.
The guns fell silent after 29 days of fighting, bringing an end to the bloodshed that killed at least 1,867 Palestinians and 67 people in Israel.
|Aug 5, 2014||UK's Gaza policy 'morally indefensible' says Baroness Warsi||UK minister Baroness Warsi has resigned from the government, saying its policy on the crisis in Gaza is "morally indefensible".
David Cameron insists he has consistently been pushing for a ceasefire and a peaceful solution to the conflict. But Lady Warsi, who resigned on Tuesday morning, does not think the government has taken a strong enough stance with Israel.
|Aug 5, 2014||Gaza residents return to ruined homes||Israel has withdrawn its ground troops from Gaza as part of a three-day ceasefire, brokered by Egypt.
It says the main aim of its offensive - to destroy militants' tunnels - has been achieved. Gaza officials say the four-week conflict has killed 1,800 Palestinians. Some 67 Israelis have also been killed.
|Aug 4, 2014||Der Spiegel: Israel Spied On John Kerry During Failed Peace Talks||The magazine Der Spiegel has reported that Israel spied on US secretary of state John Kerry, during peace talks with Palestinians and Arab states last year,.
The German weekly said on Sunday that Israeli intelligence, and at least one other secret service, intercepted Kerry’s phone calls during a doomed, nine-month effort to broker a peace deal.
If confirmed, the report will further sour the diplomat’s relationship with Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, and raise fresh questions about the vulnerability of phone communications to eavesdropping.
|Aug 3, 2014||Uncut Chronicles: Gaza-Israel War. Deadly July 2014||The IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) began their current operation against Hamas after three teens were kidnapped and killed. The military op has already claimed over 1,500 civilian lives in Gaza. The fragile humanitarian ceasefires end within minutes of creation pushing the region into further bloodshed.|
|Aug 2, 2014||'No red lines' as Israel targets mosque in Gaza||Israel has continued its military campaign on Gaza for a 27th day targeting the grand Imam Shafi mosque in an airstrike. The mosque, that could accomodate up to 3,000 people, was completely levelled and its minaret reduced to rubble. Local residents told Al Jazeera "it took years to raise money to build this mosque, and within seconds it was reduced to rubble.|
|Aug 2, 2014||Netanyahu to World Leaders: "Stand With Israel"*||Israel's prime minister has warned Hamas that it will pay an intolerable price if it continues to fire rockets at Israel and that Israeli troops will operate as long as necessary to restore calm for Israeli citizens.|
|Aug 1, 2014||Hamas 'cannot accept continued Israeli operations'||Earlier today, Ghazi Hamad, a senior Hamas leader told Al Jazeera it would not accept continued Israeli operations during the humanitarian truce, which has since been officially ended by the Israeli army. Hamad said: "Israelis have violated the ceasefire but there was no reaction from Hamas. If Israel continues to violate the ceasefire I don’t think anyone can control the Palestinian organizations.|
|Aug 1, 2014||Hamas denies capturing Israeli soldier||Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan says Israel fabricated the story that a soldier was captured during the Gaza cease-fire.|
|Aug 1, 2014||Soldier believed captured||CEO of Israel Palestine Center for Research & Information speaks about possible soldier abduction.|
|Aug 1, 2014||The harrowing effects of the broken Gaza ceasefire||WARNING - this report contains graphic images some viewers may find distressing.
Paul Mason reports on the end of the proposed 72-hour ceasefire and violent attacks on Gaza which followed.
|Jul 31, 2014||Israel vows to destroy tunnels before truce||Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country is determined, regardless of ceasefire efforts, to complete the destruction of tunnels that Palestinian fighters have built under the Gaza-Israel border.|
|Jul 31, 2014||Paul Mason from Gaza on a mosque attack in beach camp||From the scene Paul Mason reports on the attack on the Al-Sosi mosque in Gaza.|
|Jul 31, 2014||In Gaza's rubble, with the families who live there|
|Jul 31, 2014||State Dept grilled by press corp offensive over Gaza||State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza on Wednesday. She called for a "full and prompt" investigation into the incident, but declined to immediately place the blame on Israel.|
|Jul 31, 2014||Israelis express support for war in Gaza||Three Israeli soldiers were killed and 27 have been injured today, but the public mood in Israel remains overwhelmingly behind the assault on Hamas|
|Jul 31, 2014||Anger over Israeli attack on UN school in Gaza||Israel had told them to leave their homes because they could be targeted. They'd gone to the local UN school to seek refuge - only for that, too, to be shelled, killing at least 15 people and injuring many more.|
|Jul 31, 2014||How are Israelis being shown the war in Gaza?||Israel's security cabinet approves the continued assault on Gaza, saying it is close to achieving its goal. Inigo Gilmore has been in Israel and asks if it is seeing the same reporting of the war as the rest of the world.|
|Jul 31, 2014||Israeli 'precision' airstrikes are hitting civilians||Report about the precision strikes against Hamas in Gaza.|
|Jul 31, 2014||Mark Regev defends Israeli operations in Gaza||Mark Regev, spokesman of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Regev said the deadly strike on the UN Gaza school on July 30, followed an incident when the group Hamas fired from the "immediate vicinity of the school.|
|Jul 31, 2014||Netanyahu adviser: I don't accept Gaza's casual...||Sr. Foreign Policy Adviser to Netanyahu, Dore Gold, discusses the civilians caught in the middle of the violence in Gaza.|
|Jul 30, 2014||European officials alarmed by rise in anti-(Jewish)Semitism||Anti-Israel protests in Europe are taking on a hateful, anti-Semitic tone with increasing frequency.|
|Jul 30, 2014||Anti-(Jewish)Semitism on the rise in Europe||A look at the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe in wake of the Israel-Gaza|
|Jul 30, 2014||US supplies Israel with bombs amid Gaza blitz||Pentagon has confirmed the delivery of two types of munitions to #Israel in the last week: 120mm mortar rounds and 40mm grenades, while calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.|
|Jul 30, 2014||UN condemns deadly attack on Gaza UN school||At least 19 die in Jabaliya attack condemned by UN agency as "source of universal shame" that breaks international law.|
|Jul 30, 2014||Dramatic video of Gaza market attack||Dramatic footage of a deadly attack at a market in Gaza|
|Jul 30, 2014||'Knock on the roof' ends humanitarian truce||
'knock on the roof' blast announced an early end to a humanitarian truce in Gaza.
|Jul 29, 2014||F-16 fighters drop bombs on Gaza||Report onaboutin Gaza, as F-16 fighters continue to drop bombs|
|Jul 29, 2014||Settlers attack Palestinian children for playing with bubbles in Hebron||[amateur video] - Settlers attacked Palestinian children and make police complaint against them for playing with bubbles during Eid. The Police then search a Palestinian home. One international and five Palestinians were arrested.
... and what happens when the Israelis celebrate their Pass-over? More terror against Palestinians
|Jul 28, 2014||Israeli airstrike hits building in central Gaza||An Israeli airstrike hit a building housing several media companies in central Gaza city in the early hours of Tuesday. At least two major explosions hit a media complex in central Gaza City housing the offices of Al Aqsa television and radio. The building also houses offices of a number of Arab satellite television news channels. A loud explosion was also heard within the Abu Khadra government complex in Gaza City. The strikes came during a heavy night of bombardment, with Israeli illumination flares and repeated explosions lighting up the Gaza skyline and turning it orange.|
|Jul 28, 2014||On Israel-Gaza Conflict: 'Just wrong. That's just wrong.'||Guests engage in a spirited debate about the state of Israel, Gaza, Hamas, and the danger and unrest in the Middle East.|
|Jul 26, 2014||Shujayea: Massacre at Dawn||A powerful film with exclusive footage from the day of the Israeli assault on the densely populated district of Shujayea in Gaza City. A film by Amjad Almalki and Ahmed|
|Jul 26, 2014||IDF massive bombing in Gaza minutes before 12hr ceasefire||The Israeli military struck Gaza's Shijaiyah neighborhood, leveling a building complex, approximately 20 minutes before the beginning of a 12-hour ceasefire.|
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|Jul 25, 2014||Gaza death toll rises amid diplomatic push||Middle East analyst Sharif Nashashibi about the latest diplomatic effort between Palestine and Israel. Nashashibi said Israel wants a ceasefire "on its own terms" that are "completely unacceptable" to Palestinians.|
|Jul 24, 2014||Israel anti-war activists face Zionist fury||Israeli activists who oppose their country's military offensive in Gaza, say they are increasingly being seen as traitors. The anti-war protesters have reported threats and abuse from right-wing Israelis.|
|Jul 24, 2014||Has Israel committed war crimes in Gaza?||The UN launches an investigation into Israel's ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip. Twenty-nine of the UN Human Rights Council's 47 members voted in favour of creating a commission of inquiry to look at possible war crimes committed by Israel. Only the United States voted against the resolution, while 17 states abstained, 10 of them European.|
|Jul 24, 2014||Israel blames Shujayea civilians for not evacuating||In this interview, Israeli spokesman Paul Hirschson blames residents of Shujayea for not heeding Israel's warning to evacuate from their neighborhood before the shelling began.
The Israelis carried out a bombing tactic south of Gaza City to drive Gazans to the city in order to create a security zone while bombing the city to prevent residents to flee. It was a pure trap operation.
|Jul 24, 2014||Israeli soldiers shoot at protesters in West Bank||Report from Qalandia refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, where Israeli security forces fired tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets at protesters near the Qalandia checkpoint.|
|Jul 24, 2014||Palestinians fight with Israeli security forces||Report from Qalandia refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, where Israeli security forces fired tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets at protesters near the Qalandia checkpoint|
|Jul 24, 2014||Gaza hospitals struggle with casualties||Israeli rockets have been reigning down on Gaza for more than two weeks now. The Khan Younis district in the south appears to be the latest focal point, targeted by heavy bombardment in the past 24 hours. Hospitals there are struggling to find beds for the influx of patients, many in critical condition|
|Jul 24, 2014||UN shelter in Gaza 'struck by Israeli shells'||no description|
|Jul 23, 2014||Israel-Hamas: Both sides play blame game||Israel and Hamas' spokesmen blame each other for the lack of ceasefire.|
|Jul 23, 2014||Gaza: Is this a war on children?||Jon Snow has been speaking to youngsters in Gaza City about their lives and how they're coping with living in a warzone. And he also talks to Dr Mads Gilbert - a Norwegian doctor working at al Shifa hospital - who is treating some of the children.
Warning: this report does contain distressing images of injured children.
|Jul 22, 2014||Egypt Calls For Israeli, Palestinian Peace Talks||The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.|
|Jul 22, 2014||Peace Talks Eyed After Israel, Hamas Cease-fire||The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence. It's unlikely that Washington is ready to wade back into the morass of peace negotiations that broke off last April after nearly nine months of shuttle diplomacy by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. But the new round of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants who control Gaza has reached the level of violence that U.S. officials warned last spring would happen without an enduring truce.|
|Jul 22, 2014||Delta suspends flights to Israel||Delta airlines has suspended all flights into Tel Aviv Airport in Israel due to a rocket fired nearby.|
|Jul 22, 2014||Several U.S. airlines suspend all Israel flights||Several U.S. airlines suspended flights to Israel over security concerns.|
|Jul 22, 2014||FAA bans flights to Israel for 24 hours||FAA's decides to ban U.S. carriers from flying to Ben Gurion airport for 24 hours.|
|Jul 22, 2014||Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques||Israel struck five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip, a Gaza police official said on Tuesday. Israel hit more than 70 targets overnight.|
|Jul 21, 2014||Israeli spokesman defends targeting of Gaza hospital||In this interview, Israeli PM spokesman Mark Regev defends targeting of Al Aqsa Hospital in Gaza by the Israeli government forces|
|Jul 21, 2014||Israeli Gaza offensive sparks global rallies, thousands protest||Hundreds of protesters looted shops, burnt cars and attacked a synagogue, as an unauthorized anti-Israeli rally turned violent in a Parisian suburb. Simultaneously, thousands participated in peaceful pro-Palestinian marches across the globe|
|Jul 21, 2014||Why Israel is losing the social media war over Gaza||For the first time in a major Arab-Israeli conflict, the world has access to non-traditional sources of reality such as Twitter - and it means Israel is losing the battle for hearts and minds.|
|Jul 18, 2014||Gaza: 'Why did they destroy a hospital?'||Jonathan Miller reports from Gaza after Israel conducts a major assault against Hamas, which includes the destruction of the el-Wafa hospital.|
|Jul 18, 2014||Inside a Gaza hospital during Israeli ground offensive||Israeli troops, backed by tanks and warplanes, have pushed into Gaza as part of a ground offensive that began on Thursday.
At least 24 Palestinians have died, including a 5 month old baby. One Israeli soldier was also killed.
Israel's military says the purpose of the ground attack is to target tunnels dug by Hamas along the border.
|Jul 18, 2014||Glenn Greenwald: Why Did NBC Pull Veteran Reporter After He Witnessed Israeli Killing of Gaza Kids?||NBC is facing questions over its decision to pull veteran news correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin out of Gaza just after he personally witnessed the Israeli military's killing of four Palestinian boys on a Gaza beach. Mohyeldin was kicking a soccer ball around with the boys just minutes before they died.|
|Jul 18, 2014||Israel: Gaza Assault on Several Fronts*||Israel announced one of its soldiers has died in the offensive in Gaza. The circumstances are unclear. Israel intensified its campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers by launching a ground operation late Thursday.|
|Jul 18, 2014||Israel: Significant Expansion of Gaza Offensive*||Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has ordered the military to prepare for a 'significant expansion' of its ground operation against militants in Gaza|
|Jul 17, 2014||Gaza: 'Israel has violated the laws of war'||David Mepham, UK director at Human Rights Watch says Israel has "violated the laws of war" in its Gaza campaign which has left dozens of children dead.|
|Jul 17, 2014||Hamas Attacks Israel After Accepting Cease-Fire*||The Islamic Resistance Movement launched rockets less than four hours after agreeing to a humanitarian cease-fire.|
|Jul 17, 2014||Israel strike kills four boys on beach||Four children playing football on a beach are killed by shells, allegedly from an Israeli gunboat. The attacks by Israel continue. Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller reports from Gaza.|
|Jul 17, 2014||'Israel has violated the laws of war'||David Mepham, UK director at Human Rights Watch, tells Channel 4 News Israel has "violated the laws of war" in its Gaza campaign which has left dozens of children dead.|
|Jul 16, 2014||GRAPHIC: Israeli shelling kills 4 Palestinian children on Gaza beach||Four Palestinian children were killed by rockets while playing football on Gaza beach, with local officials saying the attack came from an Israeli gunboat|
|Jul 15, 2014||Report from Gaza - Why Hamas Rejected Ceasefire||Gaza-based blogger Nalan al Sarraj speaks about the Israeli bombardment campaign on the strip and why Hamas rejected a proposed ceasefire|
|Jul 15, 2014||Hamas Rejects Egypt Cease-Fire Plan With Israel*||Hamas rejected an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Israel on Tuesday, moments after the Israeli Cabinet accepted the plan.|
|Jul 14, 2014||Jerusalem's Damaged Link||A light rail line connecting Arab and Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem was damaged during riots. Some Arab residents would rather not see the line re-opened.|
|Jul 13, 2014||Israel-Gaza Conflict 2014: Mideast Rockets and Airstrikes Continue||Gazans and Israelis braced for further conflict as Hamas fired more rockets into Israel and Israel continued its aerial assaults on Gaza.|
|Jul 12, 2014||Israel Widens Attack As Gaza Death Toll Rises*||After five days of continuous fighting, Israel has widened its air assault against Hamas as the Palestinians say their death toll rose to over 125 on Saturday.|
|Jul 11, 2014||Old Palestinian lady arrives home finds Jewish settlers have stolen her house||Twenty settlers ( with sleeping bags), accompanied by private armed security and backed by Israeli police forces, entered an extension of the Palestinian house, and started clearing it of the family belongings.
One Palestinian resident, Khamis al-Gawi, has been arrested shortly after the settlers arrived, and is still being held at a local police station. Two international activists, American and Swedish nationals, who were filming the settlers taking over the house were also arrested by the police and their video cameras confiscated.
|Jul 11, 2014||Free Free, Palestine Protest outside Israeli Embassy in London||32 minutes amateur video|
|Jul 11, 2014||Hamas denies using 'human shields' in Gaza||It is the fourth day of the Israeli offensive against Gaza and the number of dead and injured continues to rise. But the Israeli Army says Hamas are using the civilians as 'human shields'. More than 100 people have been killed in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.|
|Jul 11, 2014||Raw: Israel, Gaza Exchange Rocket Fire||The Palestinian death toll from Israel's massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people Friday as rockets fired by militants reached deeper into Israel.|
|Jul 11, 2014||Israel and Hamas fight with social media||Israel and Hamas are using social media to fire cyber-salvos at each other.|
|Jul 10, 2014||Israeli ambassador to UN defends air offensive against Gaza||The UN Security Council has held an open session on the conflict in Gaza. The Palestinian and Israeli ambassadors have spoken about the Israeli air offensive. Israel says it is targeting Hamas fighters hiding in civilian areas.|
|Jul 10, 2014||Hamas rockets reach deeper than ever||Rocket salvos fired from Gaza, now a daily occurrence in many Israeli cities, are reaching targets deep in Israel.|
|Jul 10, 2014||UN says Gaza 'on knife edge'||Palestinian officials in the Gaza Strip say 78 people have been killed in Israeli attacks from the air and the sea this week.|
|Jul 10, 2014||Devastation after air strike on Khan Younis, Gaza||More than 20 people have been killed in the latest air raids on Gaza, Palestinian officials say, as Israel continues its current offensive.|
|Jul 9, 2014||Raw: Rocket Explodes Over Israeli Wedding*||An Israeli couple was celebrating their wedding on Tuesday night in Holon in central Israel, when sirens were heard. Attendees were asked to run to shelters, seconds after a rocket was intercepted by the 'Iron Dome' defense system.|
|Jul 9, 2014||Video shows Israeli airstrike on Gaza Strip||Footage shows buildings being blown up and Israeli Defence Force cockpit video of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.|
|Jul 8, 2014||Palestinian fighters attempt raid on Israel army base base||Israeli military says it killed five fighters who came ashore near Zikim and attacked an army base in southern Israel.|
|Jul 8, 2014||Israel launches military offensive in Gaza Strip||There's been a surge in rocket attacks from Gaza following the kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers last month. Israel said its new offensive is targeting terrorists, hitting sites used by Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls Gaza.|
|Jul 6, 2014||Army Violently Stops African Refugees Trying to Leave Israel||Sudanese and Eritrean refugees in Israel's so-called "open prison" go on hunger strike after failed attempt to leave for Egypt|
|Jul 2, 2014||Israelis, Palestinians Clash in Jerusalem*||Israeli police and stone-throwing Palestinians clashed in Jerusalem, one day after the funeral of three Israeli teens. The clashes started after an Arab teen was apparently abducted and a body was found.|
|Jun 30, 2014||Israeli Government and Press Knew Teenagers Were Dead For Weeks||TRNN Middle East Correspondent Lia Tarachansky says Palestinian anger towards the Palestinian Authority has reached unprecedented levels, and that the Israeli government is now trying to instigate a third intifada in order to legitimate military actions in the West Bank and Gaza|
|Jun 30, 2014||Raw: Israel Finds Bodies of Kidnapped Teens||Security officials say the Israeli military has discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month. The bodies were found Monday near the town of Halhul, close to where the teens disappeared.|
|Jun 30, 2014||Bodies of missing settlers found in West Bank||Israel's carried out at least two dozen airstrikes on the Gaza strip following the discovery of the bodies of three missing Israeli settlers. Prime Minister Netanyahu blamed Hamas for the deaths and warned that it would pay a heavy price.|
|Jun 24, 2014||When Media Coverage Of Gaza And Israel Becomes The Story||When it comes to news about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the media coverage itself often becomes the story. Here's a look at how the U.S. media got it wrong and right during the latest violence in Gaza and Israel.|
|Jun 24, 2014||Palestinians Open Fire on PA for Collaborating with Israel||Early on Tuesday morning militants from the Jenin Refugee Camp opened fire on Palestinian Authority jeeps after PA openly collaborated with Israeli army.|
|Jun 19, 2014||Israel accused of collective punishment of Palestinians in search for missing teenagers||Tensions are rising in the occupied West Bank as Israel steps up its operation to find three missing Israeli teenagers.
No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the three who disappeared a week ago but Israel accuses Hamas of kidnapping them.
In an exclusive interview with Euronews, Fatah's chief negotiator with Hamas, Azzam Al-Ahmad, said Israel was using it as an excuse to punish all Palestinians.
|Jun 19, 2014||Israel Using Teenager Kidnapping to Cripple Hamas||Following apparent kidnapping of three settler Yeshiva students on Thursday, Israeli forces bombed ...|
|Jun 18, 2014||Israel tightens West Bank grip in search for kidnapped teens||Israel further tightened its grip on the West Bank Wednesday, arresting another 65 people, as Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas lashed out at those behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers.|
|Jun 18, 2014||Israel re-arrests over 50 Palestinians and approves new settlements in east Jerusalem||Israel has re-arrested 51 Palestinians freed in a prisoner swap deal three years ago.
The army said it was part of its hunt for three missing Israeli teenagers, believed to have been abducted in the occupied West Bank.
|Jun 18, 2014||Israeli Crackdown: Over 200 arrested in search for kidnapped teens||Israeli troops have arrested another 65 Palestinians - bringing the total number detained to around 240. It's part of an operation to find three missing Jewish teenagers that Israel accuses Hamas of kidnapping.|
|Jun 17, 2014||House to house search for missing teens in Israel||Israel continues manhunt for 3 missing teens and their captors. Ben Wedeman follows several Israeli units as they search|
|Jun 17, 2014||Palestinians arrested in search for Israelis||Israel has accused Hamas of being behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teens who were hitch-hiking in the West Bank on Thursday night. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday morning, their first conversation in more than a year, and demanded the PA's help in finding the teenagers.|
|Jun 9, 2014||After Failed Peace Talks, Israel Divided||The collapse of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks has laid bare deep divisions in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition that John Kerry's determined but ill-fated diplomacy had allowed to be papered over. Key coalition allies are demanding a government initiative to extract Israel from the West Bank, while others say now is the moment for enhanced Jewish settlement and even annexation of some areas. The likely short-term outcome is a period of protracted gridlock in which hopes for peace will remain in deep freeze, and some are sensing that a government collapse and even early elections may follow suit.|
|May 28, 2014||Area C||full documentary|
|May 27, 2014||Jewish settler hate crime in Israel increasingly targets Christians||Jerusalem: one city, three religions. In the hills of the Judean desert, earth and sky have always been separated by a thin line. There are many lines in this city. The western part is mainly inhabited by Israelis, the eastern side Palestinians. The Old City is divided into four quarters: Muslim, Christian, Armenian Orthodox and Jewish. It's believed here Jesus was crucified, Muhammad went to heaven on a winged horse and the Ark of the Covenant was laid on Temple Mount. The Old City's been fough...|
|May 22, 2014||Footage of Palestinian boys being shot is genuine, says Israeli rights group||The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem has concluded that footage capturing the moment two Palestinian teenagers were shot dead by Israeli soldiers despite posing no risk to them is "genuine and consistent", contradicting Israeli army claims that the footage is likely to have been forged.|
|May 21, 2014||Footage of the killing of Nadim Nawarah in the Nakba Day incident at Bitunya||B'Tselem's initial findings on Nakba Day incident at Bitunya: grave suspicion that forces intentionally killed two Palestinian minors: On 15 May 2014, four Palestinians were shot with live bullets in their upper torsos in Bitunya. Two of them, both minors, died. B'Tselem's findings refute the army's claim that only crowd control measures were used and show that all four were shot with live ammunition, although they posed no danger to the forces. B'Tselem today received full security camera footage of the incident and will pass it on to the MPIU, demanding that the investigation examine not only the soldiers' conduct, but also the responsibility of senior commanders at the scene.|
|May 20, 2014||Israeli settlers forging deeds for land||West Bank settlers falsify contracts to claim that illegal land they live on was acquired from Palestinians legally.|
|May 18, 2014||'Jew-Haters': RT accused of anti-Semitism in satire Rap News||A Jewish rights group has branded RT "anti-Semite" over a satirical sketch lampooning Israel's policy on Palestine.
my comment: there's more Israeli-Jewish anti-Semitism then the whole world can combine.
|May 15, 2014||Unlawful killing of two Palestinian teens outside Ofer||Israeli forces killed two Palestinian teens during clashes near Ofer military prison in the West Bank city of Beitunia on May 15, 2014.
Nadeem Siam Nawara, 17, sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the chest. Mohammad Mahmoud Odeh, 16, sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the back. Both boys were transferred to the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah where they were pronounced dead.
|May 15, 2014||Teachers in Hebron prevent Israeli soldiers arrest of 10-year-old boy||amateur video - source wrote:
This morning (5/7/14) in al-Khalil (Hebron), a group of four Israeli soldiers tried to enter in the boys school next to checkpoint 29 to arrest a 10-year-old.
|May 2, 2014||Israel Rejects US Definition of Jewish Extremist Price Tag Attacks as 'Terrorism'||Israeli police have rejected a United States terror report's inclusion of Jewish extremist attacks on Palestinians - such as the vandalism of West Bank mosques - as terrorism.
The US State Department's 2013 Country Reports on Terrorism spoke of an increase of racist anti-Palestinian vandalism - otherwise known as "price tag" attacks - against symbolic buildings such as mosques and churches.
|Apr 29, 2014||Israel 'set settler record' amid peace talks||Government approved 14,000 new homes on occupied land during nine months of US-brokered talks, Israeli monitor says.|
|Apr 29, 2014||Israel and Palestinians square up as peace deadline expires||Both the Palestinians and the Israelis appear to have drawn their own conclusions about the life expectancy of the US-led negotiations, which have made no visible progress since they began nine months ago.|
|Apr 28, 2014||Kerry: Israel risks becoming apartheid state||Secretary of state says Israel risks becoming an "apartheid state" if two-state solution fails, US website reports.|
|Apr 25, 2014||Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians||The Israeli government has decided to halt peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a new unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions.
The decision appears to end a nine-month peace initiative by US Secretary of State John Kerry. The negotiating period is scheduled to end next Tuesday, though the sides had been trying to agree to an extension.
|Apr 25, 2014||'Peace with Israel OR pact with Hamas' Netanyahu tells Abbas||Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.|
|Apr 24, 2014||Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians||The US says it's not giving up on peace in the Middle East, even as its latest efforts to broker a deal lie in tatters. Israel has suspended all discussions with the Palestinians - a day after Fatah and Hamas agreed to unite.|
|Apr 24, 2014||Israel Suspends Peace Talks in Response to Palestinian Unity Plan||Israel on Thursday suspended peace negotiations with the Palestinians in response to a plan by Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas to reconcile and form a unity government. These developments further complicate U.S. efforts to mediate a peace deal between the two sides.|
|Apr 24, 2014||Israel suspends peace talks after Fatah-Hamas unity deal||Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians following the announcement of a unity deal between Fatah and Hamas.|
|Apr 24, 2014||Palestinians criticize Israel's decision to suspend peace talks||Palestinian leaders responded on Thursday to Israel's decision to break off US-brokered peace talks, criticizing the move.|
|Apr 23, 2014||US warns Hamas-Fatah deal could hamper talks||Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal to end seven years of political division and bloodshed. The US says it didn't see the deal coming and that Israeli-Palestinian peace talks could suffer as a result. Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington DC.|
|Apr 23, 2014||Israel, US Condemn Palestinian Plan to Form Unity Government||Long-divided Palestinian leaders from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have announced plans to form a unity government in the near future. While Palestinians celebrate the news, Israel and the United States have expressed concern about what it means for the fragile Mideast peace process|
|Apr 23, 2014||Palestinian factions to form unity government||A meeting of Palestinian leaders in Gaza has reached a milestone reconciliation pact that will see rival Palestinian groups form a national consensus government in five weeks - after seven years of operating under separate administrations.|
|Apr 23, 2014||Hamas and Fatah reach agreement||Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah have reached an agreement towards forming a government of technocrats ending years of political division and bloodshed. Palestianians say they have been continuously disappointed in their respective leaders, but hope a change is at hand. The decision comes at a time when US-led talks between Israelis and Palestinians appear to be failing.|
|Apr 22, 2014||Hamas, Fatah to hold reconciliation talks||A delegation of the Fatah movement and Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO is travelling to the Gaza Strip in order to hold reconciliation talks with the Hamas government in the besieged territory.
In the first attempts of a reconciliation meeting following the failed Doha and Cairo agreements in 2012, the PLO hopes to establish a national unity government with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip and to plan future elections.
|Apr. 13, 2014||Israeli teenagers risk being sent to prison by refusing to join the army||Dozens of Israeli teenagers face possible jail terms and blighted career prospects after declaring that they will not join the army because of its "war crimes" in the occupied Palestinian territories.|
|Apr 8, 2014||Where Are Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations Headed?||After Palestine applies to join UN organizations, Israel reneges on deal to release prisoners, leading talks back into where they started: a dead end|
|Apr 4, 2014||Palestinian president takes a defiant stand||analysis|
|Apr 3, 2014||Israel cancels release of more Palestinian prisoners||The US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the Middle East peace process is at "a critical moment" with Israel canceling a planned release of Palestinian prisoners. The US said recent steps by both sides have been unhelpful.|
|Apr 3, 2014||Experts say there's no peace without settlement freeze||Alon Ben-Mein, a professor at New York University's Center for Global Affairs, and Michael Tarazi, legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiation team on the prospect of a peace deal between Israel and Palestine.|
|Apr 2, 2014||Palestinian UN Statehood Push Threatens Mideast Talks*|
|Apr 1, 2014||Palestinian president threatens to go to UN||The US Secretary of State John Kerry has cancelled his trip to the Middle East after a surprise bid by the Palestinian President for further UN recognition. Mahmoud Abbas signed a request to join several UN agencies and expressed his anger at Israel's delay in prisoner releases.|
|Apr 1, 2014||Kerry backs talks despite growing dispute between Palestinians and Israelis||Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said that he would seek further United Nations recognition in an unexpected move that could derail US-brokered peace talks with Israel. He signed applications by the "State of Palestine" to join several UN agencies and ratify international treaties on Tuesday.|
|Mar 30, 2014||Israel Bulldozers Flatten Palestinian Mosque and Medical Centre in East Jerusalem||Israeli bulldozers have destroyed a Palestinian-owned East Jerusalem complex that housed a mosque, apartments and a medical centre.
Abu Ghaliya, the owner of the compound, said that the building was demolished "without prior notice" from Israeli authorities.
|Mar 21, 2014||Israel Guilty of Ethnic Cleansing and Apartheid, Says UN Rapporteur||A UN human rights investigator has accused Israel of ethnic cleansing and apartheid policies against Palestinians.
Richard Falk, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, said Israel carried out a "systematic and continued effort to change the ...
|Mar 20, 2014||Israel army recruits Palestinian Christians||In Israel, an army recruitment drive has attracted more Palestinian Christians. Israel maintains the army is a gateway to better private sector jobs once a soldier's service is complete. But critics say its part of a wider effort to divide Palestinian Christians and the Muslim minority.|
|Mar 16, 2014||Settler Purim parade prevents Palestinian school-children from walking home||amateur video - source wrote:
On March 16, 2014, Settlers celebrated Purim in Hebron with a street parade and fair which passed three Palestinian schools just as school was getting out for the day. This five-minute video shows Palestinian girls from the Al-Fayha school trying to leave their school yard and walk home. A large crowd of settlers, some dressed in parody of Palestinian men and women, clogged the streets near the school and made passage home impossible for the girls. Some children returned to their school, others were ordered out of the area by Israeli police.
|Mar 12, 2014||Israel passes ultra-Orthodox draft law||Israel's parliament has passed a law that drafts ultra-Orthodox Jewish men into the army, ending their 65-year exemption from national service.
The Knesset vote on Wednesday, which was boycotted by opposition parties, followed a cabinet decision last year to end a practise that excluded ultra-Orthodox Jews, or Haredim, from national service if they were studying full-time at a seminary, or yeshiva.
|Mar 12, 2014||Third Intifada Looming as Gaza Strip Militants Hit Southern Israel?||A tit-for-tat mortar and missile assault between Gaza militants and Israeli forces has stretched a ceasefire between the two sides to breaking point with warnings by the Israeli government that it could annexe the Gaza Strip.|
|Mar 10, 2014||Israeli Teenagers Refuse to Join IDF over West Bank 'Human Rights Violations'||Fifty Israeli teenagers have refused to join the military because of the country's West Bank settlement policies, and have written an open letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The letter, published on the Facebook page of Israeli Pacifist group Yesh Gvul (There is a Limit), criticises Israeli "human rights violations", specifically its settlement-building in the West Bank.
|Mar 5, 2014||Obama Calling for Tough Decisions in Israeli-Palestinian Talks||President Obama is more directly pushing Israeli and Palestinian leaders toward a framework for peace talks, calling for compromise by all sides. But as VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns reports, there is little progress.|
|Feb 27, 2014||Israel West Bank 'War Crimes': Amnesty International Report Accuses Israeli Armed Forces||A report released by Amnesty International has accused "trigger-happy" Israel Defense Force (IDF) soldiers of using disproportionate violence in the occupied West Bank, killing dozens in the last three years.|
|Feb 25, 2014||'Israeli settlements must stay' Naftali Bennett interview||Israeli settlements must stay in any land-for-peace deal with Palestinians, says Naftali Bennett, leader of Jewish Home and Israel's economy minister.|
|Feb 21, 2014||Israelis fire rubber bullets, stun grenades at Palestinian protesters in West Bank||Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops on Friday as protesters rallied in Hebron to mark twenty years since the massacre of 29 Palestinians at a religious shrine. The 1994 massacre, carried out by Jewish settler Baruch Goldstein, led to the closure of a main road in Hebron. The protesters were demonstrating against the closure saying it is disruptive and helps cement Israeli control over the area. Israeli troops fired rubber bullets and threw stun grenades at protesters. A Palestinian medical official said at least two protesters were injured in the clashes.|
|Feb 18, 2014||Unequal Water Distribution In Israel And Palestine||discussion about the water problem involving Israelis and Palestinians.|
|Feb 18, 2014||Israeli bulldozers destroy 5 Palestinian homes in Jerusalem||Video footage shows Israeli police hurling tear gas canisters at Palestinian protesters, who throw rocks in response as houses crumble to the ground in the background.
On the day of the demolitions, Israel announced plans for the construction over 550 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.
Israel destroyed more than 663 Palestinian properties in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in 2013, displacing 1,101 people, according to UNOCHA.
|Feb 13, 2014||Israel Denies Entry to Palestinian Patients For 'State of Palestine' Letterhead||The Israeli army has turned away 50 Palestinian medical patients seeking treatment in the Gaza Strip because their referral letters were marked "State of Palestine", which is not recognised by Israel.
The Palestinian Authority uses State of Palestine on most stationery but not in correspondence with Israeli authorities.
"On Sunday (the Palestinians) filed a range of requests ... on a document that said 'State of Palestine'. On the spot, we returned it to them, saying they should refile the request on appropriate paperwork,"
|Feb 2, 2014||Israeli Premier Brushes Off Kerry Boycott Warning||Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's warning that Israel faced a growing boycott threat if peace talks with the Palestinians fail, saying the campaign would not achieve its goal. In the latest flare-up between the two allies, two of Netanyahu's Cabinet ministers went even further, lashing out at Kerry and accusing him of undermined the Jewish state's legitimacy and the chances of reaching a peace agreement. Israel and the Palestinians launched peace talks in July after a long lull and have thus far shown little signs of progress. Facing an April deadline, Israel is working against a backdrop of increasing international pressure to reach a deal, coupled with a growing call for boycotting Israel over its settlements in areas it captured in the 1967 Middle East war.|
|Jan 28, 2014||Abbas lays out his two-state vision in video address to Israeli security conference||The video shows Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) being interviewed by the Israeli lawyer and former negotiator at the 2000 Camp David summit, Gilead Sher. It was recorded about a month ago and today (Tuesday) Sher will screen it at an important high level Israeli conference on security in Tel Aviv. Although, Abbas has made known his desire to meet with Israeli leaders in private and in public forums, the Israeli organizers chose not to invite him to the conference.|
|Jan 15, 2014||Palestinians rally against Israeli positions in peace talks||Protests were held on Wednesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah against Israeli positions in the Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations currently being brokered by the US.|
|Jan 12, 2014||Palestinians celebrate death of Ariel Sharon||Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank have been celebrating the death of Ariel Sharon.|
|Jan 12, 2014||Ariel Sharon's death prompts celebrations in Palestine||In Israel, he was proudly known as "the bulldozer", but to Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and beyond, Ariel Sharon was "the butcher".
His long record of overseeing violence, destruction and repression led many Palestinians to express joy at the news of the former Israeli leader's death at the weekend.
|Jan 10, 2014||Israel plans to build 1400 new homes in territory claimed by Palestinians||Israel on Friday announced plans to build 1,400 new homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem,
territory the Palestinians claim for their future state.
Even though it was no surprise, the announcement has angered the Palestinians and could cast a shadow on the US-led peace
The new homes are planned in Ramat Shlomo, an enclave in east Jerusalem, and in various West Bank settlements.
Israel's housing ministry said 800 new houses will be built in the West Bank and 600 in east Jerusalem.
OBSTRUCTION TO PEACE
|Dec 31, 2013||Israeli ministers back Jordan Valley annexation ahead of John Kerry visit||Rightwing Israeli government ministers have stepped up their opposition to a peace deal with the Palestinians before US secretary of state John Kerry's visit to the region this week by backing a parliamentary bill to annex a strategically significant swath of the West Bank.|
|Dec 29, 2013||Israel prepares to free latest group of Palestinian prisoners||Israel is expected to release 26 Palestinian prisoners on Monday, the third group to be freed since the US-brokered talks between Israel and the Palestinians resumed in July.|
|Dec 21, 2013||Palestinian negotiator: Israel talks won't be extended past April deadline||A Palestinian delegation led by President Mahmoud Abbas has visited Cairo to meet the Arab League -...|
|Dec 21, 2013||Mahmoud Abbas accused of being traitor over rejection of Israel boycott||Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been accused of being a traitor by activists after publicly rejecting calls for a boycott of Israel.
His unambiguous statement, made in the aftermath of Nelson Mandela's death, has fuelled a bitter debate on the legitimacy and efficacy of sanctions over Israel's treatment of Palestinians.
|Dec 8, 2013||Israel's Bedouin relocation plan||For thousands of years, nomadic Bedouin tribes have roamed the deserts of Southern Israel. Now Israel plans to move them.|
|Dec 2, 2013||The Negev: Development or discrimination?||David Ben Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, said that without the Negev, Israel would be hardly a state and hardly Jewish.|
|Nov 30, 2013||Arab Bedouins protest against Israeli plan to move them into towns||Hundreds of Bedouin Arabs and their supporters clashed with Israeli forces on Saturday in protests against a government plan to force 40,000 Bedouins living in the southern Negev region to leave their villages.|
|Nov 13, 2013||Palestinian negotiating team resigns||The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned and will not participate in peace talks with the Israelis, a spokesman for the Palestinian mission to the United Nations|
|Nov 12, 2013||Israel Plans 24,000 More Settler Homes, Claims Peace Now||Israel is preparing plans to build 24,000 more homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, an anti-settlement group has claimed.
The move calls into question the Israeli government's commitment to US-brokered peace talks with the Palestinian National Authority.
|Nov 9, 2013||Official announcement & reactions: Loss of voting rights by US||November 9, 2013 - Reaction of UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, and US Ambassador to UNESCO, David T. Killion, to the announcement of the loss of US voting rights, at the 37th session of the Organisation's General Conference.|
|Nov 8, 2013||US and Israel lose voting UNESCO rights||The United States has lost its voting rights in the world's cultural agency UNESCO. The U.S. stopped paying its fees to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization when Palestine became a member two years ago.|
|Nov 7, 2013||Israel Proposes Illegal Separation Wall as the Border of Future Palestinian State||Israel's proposal to annex more than 10% of the West Bank illustrates its rejection of International Law|
|Nov 8, 2013||PLO officials call for Arafat inquiry||Members of the Palestine Liberation Organisation have called for an international inquiry into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, a day after Swiss scientists said he probably died from polonium poisoning.
A report by Swiss experts, obtained by Al Jazeera, showed that Arafat's exhumed remains contained 18 times the natural levels of the highly radioactive isotope, polonium-210.
|Nov 7, 2013||Report: Tests 'moderately support' that Yasser Arafat poisoned by polonium||Swiss scientists say levels of polonium-210 measured in the personal effects and body tissues of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat "moderately" support a proposition that he died of polonium poisoning.
The findings released by the University Center of Legal Medicine of Lausanne -- first reported Wednesday by Al Jazeera -- do not address how Arafat, who died in 2004 at age 75, might have been poisoned or who might have done it.
|Nov 7, 2013||Accusations and denials follow Arafat report||Claims and counter-claims have arisen over the death of Yasser Arafat, a day after Al Jazeera revealed the results of a Swiss investigation that pointed to his poisoning with a highly radioactive substance.
The Swiss scientists said on Sunday that the high levels of polonium-210 found in the Palestinian leader's remains and personal effects could indicate third party involvement.
|Nov 7, 2013||Was Arafat murdered?||Maybe.
That's the verdict from scientists trying to answer a question that has riveted people around the Middle East and beyond for nearly a decade: Did someone kill Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat by poisoning him with a radioactive isotope?
His widow insists he was assassinated, a conclusion scientists who have completed an exhaustive study of the evidence did not reject, but said Thursday they could not confirm either.
|Nov 7, 2013||Swiss study: Polonium found in Arafat’s bones||Swiss scientists who conducted tests on samples taken from Yasser Arafat’s body have found at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive polonium in his remains. The scientists said that they were confident up to an 83 percent level that the late Palestinian leader was poisoned with it, which they said “moderately supports” polonium as the cause of his death.|
|Nov 6, 2013||Swiss forensic report on Arafat's death||The 108-page report by Swiss scientists who say their data supports the theory that Arafat was poisoned|
|Nov 6, 2013||Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with polonium, tests show||The first forensic tests on samples taken from Yasser Arafat's corpse have shown unexpectedly high levels of radioactive polonium-210, suggesting the Palestinian leader could have been poisoned with the rare and lethal substance.|
|Nov 6, 2013||Palestinian leader Arafat was murdered with polonium: widow|
|Nov 6, 2013||Kerry: Israeli settlements are illegitimate||US secretary of state condemns building in occupied territories and says Palestinians "at no time" accepted them.|
|Oct 30, 2013||Israel releases Palestinian prisoners||article - Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday, the second of four groups to be released as part of a deal that set in motion the current Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.|
|Oct 9, 2013||Occupation costs Palestinians 'billions'||World Bank report says Palestinian economy could expand by a third if Israel lifted restrictions in West Bank.|
|Sep 27, 2013||Israelis defy al-Aqsa mosque ban||A group of nationalist Israelis have defied a ban on non-Muslim visitors entering the contested al-Aqsa mosque.
Palestinians at the holy site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, have said the move is gross provocation.
|Sep 24, 2013||Keeping your government honest: Access to information in the Middle East & North Africa||The decades of secrecy and the climate of impunity within which Arab governments conducted themselves before the Arab Spring led to an outpouring of people on the streets calling for their rights to be respected. The recent political upheavals across the region demonstrate that people are not satisfied and want to lead dignified lives free of corruption.|
|Sep 24, 2013||Obama urges two-state solution for Israel and Palestine||At the U.N. General Assembly in New York, President Obama urged the international community to help secure two sovereign, peaceful states for Israel and Palestine.|
|Sep 18, 2013||The Price of Oslo||This series traces the secret road to the Oslo Accords and asks why, 20 years on, peace remains elusive.|
|Sep 13, 2013||West Bank Barrier||Twenty years after the historic Oslo accords, seen then as the cornerstone of an imminent peace settlement, the goals of ending the decades-old conflict and paving the way for Palestinian statehood appear as distant as ever. One key source of dischord is the West Bank Barrier. Israel approved its construction in the summer of 2002 following a campaign of suicide bombings carried out by Palestinian militants. Israel describes the structure as a security barrier with no political significance. But some Palestinians view it as a way of protecting settlements and securing areas for expansion|
|Sep 4, 2013||Israeli forces surround al-Aqsa mosque||Reports say Muslim worshippers detained after disturbances sparked by clashes between Jewish groups and Israeli troops.|
|Aug 28, 2013||Clashes in Hebron over Israeli raids||Palestinian youths hurled stones towards Israeli troops and settlers in Hebron, a day after a deadly attack in a refugee camp sparked anger in the West Bank and raised doubts about the prospect of renewed peace negotiations.|
|Jul 30, 2013||John Kerry Comment on the Renewed Israel/Palestine Peace Talks||U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the renewed Israel/Palestine peace talks. Kerry said that both parties agreed that all issues in dispute were "on the table." Kerry said, "The parties have agreed to remain engaged in sustained, continuous and substantive negotiations on the core issues, and they will meet within the next two weeks in either Israel or the Palestinian Territories in order to begin the process of formal negotiation."|
|Jul 30, 2013||Netanyahu forces through release of 104 prisoners||The release of 104 long-term Palestinian prisoners was approved by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday after an emotional debate when Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, stressed the need to take tough and painful decisions in order to move towards renewed peace negotiations.|
|Jul 30, 2013||Israeli-Palestinian peace talks unpopular in both countries||As Israeli-Palestinian peace talks finish in Washington, Hamas supporters in Gaza have been...|
|Jul 30, 2013||Israeli-Palestinian talks: A road to peace?||Analysis|
|Jul 30, 2013||Israeli and Palestinian negotiators speak after talks||no description|
|Jul 29, 2013||Israel's chief negotiator speaks as she visits UN||no description|
|Jul 29, 2013||Obama welcomes Israeli-Palestinian talks||no description|
|Jul 29, 2013||Israeli-Palestinian peace talks to resume in Washington||Details on an initiative to relaunch peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians this week in Washington, after Israel agreed to free 104 Palestinian prisoners.|
|Jul 21, 2013||Kerry says peace talks to resume between Israel and Palestine||Secretary of State John Kerry returned from the Middle East insisting that the stalled peace process between the Israelis and the Palestinians is moving again, but leaders on both sides are lowering expectations.|
|Jul 20, 2013||Israeli parliament approved the deportation of 40,000 Bedouin from their land||In order to Judify the Naqab, the south of Israel, Israel initiates a unilateral plan to confiscate Bedouin land. Most of the Israeli public remains indifferent|
|Jul 19, 2013||Israel and Palestinians reach agreement to resume peace talks||Israel and Palestinians have agreed to resume stalled peace talks. US Secretary of State John Kerry...|
|Jul 1, 2013||Israel and the Palestinian territories||The Arab League recently flagged a shift in the terms of its 2002 peace initiative to incorporate mutual land swaps under an Israeli-Palestinian settlement -- a move welcomed by Washington. US Secretary of State John Kerry has recently visited the Middle East five times in as many months, as he seeks to breathe fresh life into Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, stalled since 2010|
|Jun 30, 2013||Kerry fails to kick start Israeli-Palestinian peace talks||US Secretary of State John Kerry has extended his latest Middle East peace mission.|
|Jun 18, 2013||Shimon Peres says peace will be achieved in his lifetime||The Israeli president, weeks away from his 90th birthday explains why he is optimistic about a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.|
|Apr 7, 2013||US aims to jump-start Israeli-Palestinian peace talks||US Secretary of State John Kerry has travelled to the Middle East three times in the past two weeks. It seems the US is again taking up an active role in the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict after countless failures at trying to be an 'honest broker' for peace. Kerry hopes to restart talks and get the so-called peace process moving again - but few Palestinians believe the US will be make any progress citing few positive results from past attempts.|
|Mar 21, 2013||President Obama Holds a Press Conference with President Abbas||President Obama and President Abbas of the Palestinian Authority hold a press conference in Ramallah, West Bank.|
|Mar 8, 2013||Israeli soldiers invade the masjid at the Al Aqsa||amateur video|
|Jan 31, 2013||Israel continues stealing Palestinian land||UN human rights investigators called on Israel today (31 January) to halt settlement expansion and withdraw all half a million Jewish settlers from the occupied West Bank, saying that its practices could constitute possible war crimes.|
|Jan 10, 2013||Netanyahu Screws Up? Israel pushes Fatah & Hamas to unity||The long-divided Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas are seeking ways to overcome their differences and share power. Their leaders held talks in Cairo on Wednesday in the latest attempt to bridge the gap between their parties. It means a lot for Palestinian families, which have been divided by the political rivalry.|